Photo: Long jumper with a prosthesis while landing in the sand; Copyright: panthermedia.net/chelsdo

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Topic of the Month June 2016

Athletic competitions

This year there are two big sport events for people with disabilities: the German Special Olympics in June and the international Paralympics in September. Which sport event is often forgotten, which types of sport have an inclusive approach and what kind of goals Christiane Reppe goes for in Rio, you will get to know in our Topic of the Month June: Athletic competitions.

Video: Sitting volleyball players train for the 2016 Paralympics

Form 7th until 18th of September over 4000 athletics fight for the bronze, silver and gold medals in Rio de Janeiro at the Paralympics. The German sitting volleyball team is also in Brazil and has trained very hard in advance. REHACARE.com had a look over their shoulder while training.